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To Manchester and back: transferring military lessons to benefit civilian healthcare

Brigadier Tim Hodgetts

  • Date: Wednesday 2nd May 2018 from 6.00-7.00 pm (Coffee & Registration from 5.30 pm)
  • Venue: Manchester Dental Education Centre (MANDEC), Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, M15 6FH
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5.30 pm Registration and Coffee

6.00 pm

This year’s John F Wilkinson Memorial Lecture will be given by Brigadier Tim J Hodgetts CBE OStJ, Honorary Professor of Emergency Medicine, Royal College of Defence Studies

This talk will highlight the innovation at pace that transformed the outcomes of the critically injured on recent military operations, and the conditions that are required to support such innovation.  How these lessons can and are being transferred to the civilian healthcare system will be discussed, with a focus on using the hard-won military medical know-how to improve resilience to multiple casualties from terrorism.

Brigadier Hodgetts has been Professor of Emergency Medicine 1998-2001 at the European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences.  He was the inaugural Defence Professor of Emergency Medicine with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (2007-2010) and was the Penman Foundation Professor of Surgery for 2011.  From 2011-3 he was the Medical Director within NATO’s Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, and from 2014 has been the Medical Director for UK Defence Medical Services.